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and ted cruz with 22%. nigel: patrick, thank you. and you poll for second place in the gop primary tightening up, and keep in mind, the poll was announcement. according to the south carolina house republican caucus poll, it has trump with a commanding lead second-place spot. ted cruz is at 15 with both marco rubio and jeb bush at 14%, all within the margin of error, and all of this before the governor's indoors but of marco rubio, which we are expecting in the next hour. gabrielle: meanwhile come you still have time to cast were absentee vote before the gop presidential primary on saturday. corey: the polls just closed for today, but there will be extended hours tomorrow starting at 8:30 in the morning until
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would like to cast those absentee votes. you have until 5:00 p.m. friday to cast in as an tea vote in the republican presidential primary. you are required to have a reason to vote early. there are different scenarios, like being out of town, on primary day, and those 65 years or older are also able to vote absentee, and democrats and others say this is an opportunity they will not miss. >> it is very important. everyone needs to vote. >> it is a privilege, and i think people forget that, and i want to make sure i had a voice, that i cannot say, oh, i wish this did not happen, but i did not participate. corey: election officials say the closer we get to the elections, the longer the lines will get. and once again, the last day you
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the republican presidential primary will be friday at 5:00 p.m. it is too late to cast that vote by mail, but the polls will be open until 7:00 p.m. extended hours tomorrow. for those of you voting absentee for the democratic party, you still have one week to get your vote in. gabrielle: thank you, and looking ahead on saturday night, as soon as the primary polls close at 7:00, we will have full coverage all of the way through wyff news 4 at 11:00, and we will have more on the primary and on our mobile app. nigel: dr. ben carson tour to the greenwood genetic center this afternoon, which provides care for families impacted right genetic disease and birth defects. they said they are thrilled that dr. carson chose to make learning about their work a priority.
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campaign stop in seneca, where he slammed both donald trump and marco rubio. trump has threatened to file a lawsuit against ted cruz. the ted cruz campaign says it received a cease and cyst letterform -- letter from -- a cease and desist letter from donald trump. mr. cruz: if you want to file a lawsuit claiming this is definition -- defamation, file the lawsuit. gabrielle: donald trump also was accusing marco rubio of sending out robo calls accusing ted cruz of dishonest push polls to attack rubio. yet in spartanburg, live pictures for you, expected to start around 6:00. i are hosting an event, and ben
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to take part, and john is there and will have full coverage for us at 11:00. former south carolina reagan for president cochairman and legislator richard t heinz -- hines announced his endorsement for donald trump today and says it should be a wake-up call for the republican establishment. he said his endorsement is something if they hope to win in november without addressing the concerns of christian, southern heritage-honoring citizens, and they do so at their peril. nigel: donald trump went on to call ted cruz the worst liar he has ever heard of and also reacted to criticism from former presidential candidate lindsey, calling the south carolina
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mr. trump: the main thing is to go and vote, but if you are not going to vote for me, don't vote. if you just go and vote, you're going to vote for me. nigel: donald trump also stepped up his defense of enhanced interrogation techniques and torture. gabrielle: and taking flack about what was said about hillary clinton last night. the entertainer, whose real name is michael render, spoke at a bernie sanders rally in atlanta. take a listen. >> i talked to jane elliott a few weeks ago, and jane said, qualify you to be president of the united states.
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nigel: -- gabrielle: he says he is not sexist and supports other females. nigel: now, let's take a live look outside at what is happening with our skycam. very nice wednesday. it is hard to believe two days ago. gabrielle: yes, those temperatures have gone away, and john cessarich joins us now. john: it is kind of cool outside, which is not bad. right now, in the 30's in the mountains of north carolina, in the 40's all of the way back to the north georgia mountains. dry conditions. 30 right now in boone. 60 currently in newbury.
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but overall, not bad. later on. back to you. gabrielle: a pastor is sending out a plea for help for the homeless. mandy: here at new deliverance, he says either half of his congregation is either homeless or cannot afford to heat their home. two of the parishioners are currently staying at the church on king street because they have nowhere else to go. pastor tracy gantt says there is not a place that is close by. he is hoping to get officials involved, and he and his wife went before the easily city council -- the easley city
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>> come in and get out of the cold, you know? feel like you are somebody again. mandy: gantt says he knows very well what it is like not to have a home. he is a formemehang member who used to have a drug habit, and he says he got a second chance and some hope from a faith-based shelter in anderson called haven of rest. and he says they need help now. nigel: in laurens county, deputies are searching for two minutes used to breaking into a home overnight. deputies say the home invasion happened along christian drive this morning. they say two man entered the home and shot the homeowner. one has a gunshot wound to the leg, the homeowner, and deputies have not released any
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gabrielle: an overnight shooting at a convenience store around 2:00 a.m. at the hickory point on highway 180 seven. investigators say the clerk called 911 and said he had been shot in the chest during the robbery. workers say they are always concerned about robberies. >> i had one of my customers come in and say there was a shooting, and yes, it is always in my mind. it is always there, and we used to be open 24 hours, but we stop to that. gabrielle: they say he had surgery, and they hope for a full recovery. nigel: a teenager has died following a shoot out in asheville. he was hit by gunfire and died this morning at the hospital.
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interview witnesses, and anyone with information is asked to call buncombe county crimestoppers. gabrielle: looking to move forward with a construction project, and more than 150 people met with lawmakers to hear about the project earlier this week, concerned about coal ash. there has been 4000 people in pickens county who have signed a petition opposing the landfill. john: a few clouds if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders.
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we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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gabrielle: tonight, a 67-year-old easley woman faces charges after investigators say she set her house on fire trying to collect insurance money. nigel: firefighters want to know what started a fire at the waterside crossing clubhouse on lake keowee. they say the fire was reported around 2:00 this morning. while the crews were trying to extinguish the fire, the roof collapsed. gabrielle: some people in anderson county reported hearing an explosion overnight at a construction equipment rental building around 1:30 this
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pearman dairy road. nigel: an easley man is in custody after they say he tried to carjack a vehicle. they say alan gunter tried to take the man's car, but the man was able to call for help. he is being held on a combined bond of $50,000. and chest pain, arm pain, even job pain, all symptoms of a heart attack. gabrielle: but what happens if you do not have any of those signs? wyff news 4's aly myles has an important reminder for all of us.
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>> it is crazy, probably most the rewarding thing i have ever done. aly: when he is not here, you will find him here. there was the st. . ancis lobby, and it wasn't for work. >> i walked up to the desk, and i told the lady, i am a student here. i do a lot of my clinic work here, and i think i am having a heart attack. aly: at 45 years old, halfway through x-ray school, studying radiology, and fresh off his just felt unusual and drove himself to the e.r. >> it was like i am not having chest pain, i am not having a hard it back. my arm does not hurt, my job does not hurt, and i am lucky i walked in when i did, because i only had a minute or two to be treated. they saved my life.
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too cautious, and if you survived a heart attack, make the most of your second birthday. >> i have always been a real positive person per you have to make the most of every day, but now. gabrielle: and you can get a free screening tomorrow at the downtown greenville. the free screenings will take place between 7:00 and 9:00 in the morning, and you must be at least 18 years old. nigel: if you plan to get screened, do not eat or drink anything after midnight. john: a few clouds, and then the clouds that up against the slopes of the mountain range into north carolina and back into northwestern georgia. a few flurries and snow showers up into kentucky.
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it. 57 degrees in laurens. 55 in spartanburg. 59 in clemson. carolina. 34 in spruce pine. 30's in marshall. and an inch of snow yesterday in the evening. 47 in bryson city and franklin. 49 degrees in columbus. marion, 46 degrees. overall, temperatures running about four or five degrees below normal. that went out of the north at 70 miles per hour.
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a wind chill of 27 in boone. in spartanburg -- a little moisture in asheville. a northwesterly flow and some snow showers and some lake effect lake ontario and lake erie. it is around 30, 30 5% of the great lakes that are frozen over , of course, a brutal winter. about 35% frozen over. the storm system out here in the west, 28 right now in cleveland. 36. 50 in atlanta. this is the air that is going to push across our area. the forecast for tonight, some clouds early.
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where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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carol: in tonight's four your health, a potential breakthrough in curing disease. at one study at the london ucl cancer institute, 94% of patients with acute lympho blastic leukemia saw their symptoms vanish completely, and
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cell response rates of more than 80%. >> the main actors are t cells, and researchers have taken these and engine near them with a viral vector, essentially giving them a new computer program. it hunts for the tumor cells. carol: he says they have been able to tap into the power of t cells to program the body's immune system to fight off the cancer. they have ended up having remissions after failing many lines of standard treatment. and a new study reveals a link between pollution and it increased risk of stroke. researchers analyzed data from the u.s. and china, which him at the largest amounts of greenhouse gases in the world. they found that areas with more dust, dirt, and smoke pollution had more stroke taze's than less polluted regions, and the temperature also had an impact. the southern u.s., which has the most pollution, also had the
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and new ada shows that colds and flu really do make us crave soup -- and new data shows us that. chicken noodle and chicken and rice soup were among the top for the under the weather crowd. they were almost 300% more likely to be included in delivery instructions when an order included soup. trump dalton while attacking his we investigate.
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political children playing with a donald trump nigel: children playing with a donald trump doll and attacking the businessman's image. we get to the bottom of it. gabrielle: and talking about the campaign trail so far just ahead of the gop primary. nigel: and a judge orders apple to break into the iphone from one of the san bernardino shooters, but apple says no. announcer: you are watching live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 at 5:00 in high definition.
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newsroom, republican presidential front runner donald trump has fallen time ted cruz in the latest gop poll. nigel clock this is part of the nbc/wall street journal poll, 28% of republican primary voters. donald trump is behind, 20 6%, followed by marco rubio at 17%, john kingship -- john kasich at 11%. just last month, trump hat a 14-point lead over ted cruz, 33 percent to 20%. gabrielle: continuing with our 2016 coverage, a group of children playing with a donald trump doll. child actors, saying he has a
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clinton, but is it true? nigel: that is our report tonight. reporter: one of the most memorable ads to date, a group of children playing with a donald trump doll and making references to the businessman's past. >> look, i have got the trump action figure. >> no way. that is huge. >> he pretends to be a republican. >> i gave money to put losey, -- to pelosi, reid, and anthony weiner. reporter: focusing on his contributions to democrats, including pelosi, reid, anthony weiner, and hillary clinton, the people whose names are mentioned in this ad. donald trump, a businessman
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contribute almost equally to democrats and republicans. it was argued he gave money to politicians, whose decisions could affect his business dealings. but look at what has happened in the last four years, starting in 2012, when he was considering a bid to the white house. he shifts nearly all of his contributions to republican campaigns, i must half a million dollars, while getting democrats only $3500. over the long haul, trump has given republicans vastly more money and nearly twice as much money from 1989 to present. it is true he has courted many democrats over the years, including hillary clinton. records show the real estate mogul has also courted many republicans. nigel: remember, anytime a political ad hits the air, we will fact check. have briel: and you can go to

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